It’s Day 23 of #30DaysOfLearning. Like manna from heaven, our 30 days of learning has been a gift. Rabbi Fishman's insights on the Yom Kippur afternoon Torah service and sexual relations is part one of our final rabbinic double portion.
This New York Times pieceon Bat Sheva Marcus (AKA the Orthodox Sex Guru) explores the role of sex in a variety of orthodox communities and the work she does within them.
Up next: Time flies when you study Torah! Enjoy our last double portion with Rabbi Fishman featuring the Yom Kippur afternoon Haftarah reading.
OKC is committed to providing a safe davening experience for all congregants. If you need to stay out of the public, join our sanctuary livestream from the comfort of your own couch. You can register for the livestream at www.okchighholidays.org/services or visit the livestream site to view at the appropriate time.
Let’s discover our connection points to one another! We will ask you to share fun facts about yourself, offer personal reflections, and engage in interesting conversation points. For each of these thirty days, we will introduce one new topic a day. Today’s topic:
Attention parents! You really *do* want your kids to talk to you about sex. Here are some tips for talking about sexual health with kids at any age. Then, take some worthwhile time to read an incredible piece in Psychology Today by OKCer Elana Sandler to understand her family’s journey in Little Boys Wearing Dresses. It’s chock full of links to help understand people who are gender non-conforming and information on mental health related to sexual and gender identity. Read it.
Want to be part of the fun? Send videos and content related to the High Holy Days and watch our community get even closer… a little social distance can’t keep OKC members apart!